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    The 25 BEST Sides for Prime Rib

    Are you wondering what to serve with prime rib? You’ve come to the right place!

    We’ve compiled this list of great Sides for Prime Rib to help you out. You’ll find a huge variety of prime rib sides here, from veggies and salads to potato dishes, breads and so many more.

    You’ll never have to wonder “what to eat with prime rib?” again. Go through all these great prime rib side dish recipes, and find the perfect one for tonight! Have fun…

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    What to Serve with Prime Rib:

    1. Mashed Potatoes

    We’re starting our list of sides for meatloaf with a real classic…

    Mashed potatoes are one of the ultimate comfort food. Soft, luscious and creamy, they turn your humble spud into a soul warming dish.

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    2. Creamed Spinach (Easy Prime Rib Side Dish)

    This Creamed Spinach is going to be the new star of your side dish spread. It’s creamy, cheesy, and oh so comforting.

    With just a few simple ingredients you can easily whip up this recipe, which is so much better than store bought.

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    3. Easy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

    These easy baked sweet potato fries are a great way to bring the joy that comes with sweet potato fries to your own home.

    If you need a finger-food side, definitely give these fries a try!

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    4. Roasted Asparagus

    These easy Roasted Asparagus are an essential veggie side dish you need in your repertoire. They’re the perfect accompaniment to your prime rib, and they’re so easy!

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    5. Cucumber Avocado Tomato Salad with Pesto

    If you want a cool and fresh salad to go with your meatloaf, look no further than this Cucumber Avocado Tomato Salad with Pesto.

    It has an amazing combination of flavors and textures that you are sure to love.

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    6. Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

    This stunning platter is full of crispy roasted brussels sprouts with sweet caramelized onions and other flavor enhancers, and oh yes… Bacon (don’t forget the bacon).

    A treat for all seasons, this dish is sure to impress!

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    7. Spanish Summer Salad (Pipirrana)

    Here to celebrate tomato season this summer is a tribute to all those luscious summer tomatoes, ripening on the vines in warm sunshine.

    Mixed with just a few more cool crunchies, and you have yet another colorful popular traditional dish, pipirrana, all the way from the south of Spain.

    This refreshing salad is one of our favorite sides for prime rib.

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    8. No Knead Bread

    We’re starting this fabulous list with one of our favorites, which is baked often in our home… this No Knead Bread!!

    This artisan quality bread can happen very fast and is super duper simple. You end up with a thick crispy crust and a chewy center with big fat holes like sourdough!

    It’s very forgiving and only takes 3 minutes of active effort. Now that sounds unbelievable, right? Not so. Try it yourself today.

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    9. Green Beans Almondine (Perfect Side for Prime Rib)

    Grean Beans Almondine!! Doesn’t it sound fancy?

    Vibrant French style green beans tossed with brown butter, toasty almonds (that’s where almondine comes from), shallots, garlic and a squeeze of lemon to brighten it in the end. So good!

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    10. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

    This Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is the light and tasty side dish you need in your life.

    A simple mix of quinoa, a few veggies, some Mediterranean staples, and a zesty lemon dressing is all it takes.

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    11. Mushroom Stroganoff

    This easy Mushroom Stroganoff is a lighter and healthier take on your traditional beef stroganoff. It’s also super quick, and super tasty!

    Although it can serve as a meatless main, we love it next to our prime rib!

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    12. Batata Harra

    Add an exotic twist to your everyday potatoes with this Lebanese delight. Packed full of flavors, if you love fresh herbs this batata harra may be your new go-to potato dish.

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    13. Maque Choux

    Give your corn a Louisiana style makeover with this Cajun Maque Choux! Corn is sautéed in bacon grease with Cajun or Creole seasoning, along with other flavor enhancers.

    This recipe is perfect for summer, when corn season is at its peak.

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    14. Zucchini Carrot Salad with Catalina Dressing

    Ready for something new in your salad bowl? How about a spiralized zucchini carrot salad dressed with fresh, homemade Catalina dressing and mingled with toasted almond slivers and fresh mint leaves?

    Your veggies take on a new look after spiralizing, and that homemade Catalina dressing…

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    15. Cheese Grits

    Cheese Grits… the ultimate Southern side dish! This creamy and comforting corn-based delight is a staple in the south, and you’ll be amazed how good it goes with prime rib.

    This one deserves a spot in every cook’s repertoire.

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    16. Balela Salad (Middle Eastern Bean Salad)

    Let us present you Balela deliciousness!! So colorful, so easy, so refreshing… This hearty, colorful salad comes from many Middle Eastern countries and is bursting with flavors and textures.

    It will be one of your go-to sides for prime rib.

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    17. Creamed Peas with Pearl Onions

    Now here’s a real classic that is so much better in homemade form. Sweet peas are slathered in creamy white sauce, sprinkled with pearl onions.

    Give it a try, we bet you’ll love it!

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    18. Garlic Aioli

    This Garlic Aioli is going to be your new favorite condiment. Great as a dipping sauce, it’s an incredible accompaniment for prime rib.

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    19. Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables

    This Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables is one of my new favorite side dishes. It’s so refreshing and delicious.

    If you are looking for a great salad idea, this is it!!

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    20. Saffron Rice

    Elevate your basic side dish with this simple and easy Saffron Rice recipe. You’ll be amazed how much flavor your humble grain can have.

    It’s one of our favorite prime rib side dishes.

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    21. Lazy Sweet Potato Mash

    This recipe is so easy to make, we call it lazy. Sometimes, it’s okay to be lazy, and if you need all the time you can get, then this one’s for you.

    The sweet potato is simply cooked in the microwave and mashed up, to make a dish that’s easy and delicious.

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    22. Caesar Salad Recipe

    No salad can get as simple as Caesar!! You can make homemade croutons and make it tad bit more special. The good dressing is the key for a good Caesar.

    One of the all time classic salad recipes!

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    23. Classic Dinner Rolls

    These homemade Dinner Rolls are fluffy, soft and buttery. They require very little effort, and go great with any meal!

    This will become one of your favorite go to recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    24. Steak Fries

    These easy baked Steak Fries are a breeze to make, and go with just about anything. They may be the perfect side dish.

    You’ll love these tasty potato wedges, which are perfectly seasoned, then baked to crispy perfection.

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    25. Yorkshire Pudding

    We’re ending this list of sides for prime rib with our favorite! Yorkshire Pudding is a classic British side dish, and one of the most delicious things you will ever taste.

    Only requiring 5 basic ingredients, it’s the perfect side for prime rib.

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    So there you go, twenty five great sides for prime rib. Which one will you try first?

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    What to Serve with Prime Rib (25 Sides)

    This collection of easy Sides for Prime Rib includes all of the classics, plus some great new side dish ideas. You can't go wrong with these mashed potatoes:


    • 4 lbs potatoes
    • 1.25 cups milk, warmed
    • 4 Tbsp butter, melted
    • 8 oz goat cheese
    • 2 Tbsp parsley, chopped
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper to taste


    1. Peel the potatoes and cut them into same size pieces and place them in a large pot full of cold water.
    2. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are fork tender, about 15-20 minutes.
    3. Drain the potatoes and mash them by hand. Add in warm milk a little at a time, melted butter, goat cheese, salt and pepper and keep on mashing until smooth.
    4. Taste and season. Stir in parsley and add additional butter on top before serving.

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